Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Clerihews: A Martyr, a Papabili, and a Painter
As a youth St. Polycarp
religiously practiced the harp.
When a musical career proved a non-starter
he instead became a martyr.
Boston's Cardinal Sean
suddenly woke before dawn
and prayed, "Oh Lord, I hope
you don't want me to be the next pope.
The folksy paintings of President Bush
Don’t show his tush.
But the subtlety and skill they lack
do help to explain Iraq.
Pax et bonum